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Variation in your process.

In the last post, I talked about what a process means. A process will have some suppliers, who provide inputs to the process, and customers, who uses output from it. 556 more words


What Do Spandex and LSS Have In Common?

What do Spandex and LSS have in common? Read on to find out (but only if you have a sense of humor. If you are known for being a curmudgeon, do not read this post). 567 more words


What is a Process...? And how do you represent a process...?

Before we get into the details of Lean Six Sigma (LSS), it is essential to get familiar with the various terms and jargons that will keep repeating themselves in this journey. 798 more words


What's the First Step in Quality Improvement? Hint, it's not DEFINE.

You know you have a problem if you think you don’t have any.  There are two kinds of denial. We have all met that person who thinks they are perfect.  674 more words


DMAIC: The Measure Phase

DMAIC: Measure Phase

Measurement helps LSS succeed when other approaches fail. Without data, projects can become short-lived or provide disappointing results.

In this DMAIC phase, we need to establish an accurate baseline measurement to determine project improvements. 290 more words

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DMAIC & LSS: Methodology

Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC)

We can use Benefit versus Effort analysis to prioritize potential projects. Only those with the highest ratio are accepted. 260 more words

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DMAIC Phases

DMAIC: Define Phase

In this first phase, our objective is to develop a project charter and team mandate. The team is chosen, formalized and then launched. 457 more words

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